Number 04R0351S   MIC: SNS
Company: SUNSTAR HOUSEBOATS INC   Company Official: RAB
Model Name: 17 x 67 + 3 HOUSEBOAT   Model Year: 2005
Problem 1: ELECTRICAL SYSTEM      
Problem 2:      
HIN N/A   Case Open Date: 1/14/2005
Disposition: CLOSED   Case Close Date: 7/11/2005
Units 5   Campaign Open Date 1/14/2005
Boat Type 19   Campaign Close Date 7/11/2005
Severity: L   Last Date: 6/2/2005
Manufacturer is not grounding the cranking motor circuits as required by 33 CFR 183.415. There are three gasoline engines and the negative sides of the batteries to the cranking motors are joined by a common conductor instead of a common conductor circuit between each of the cranking motors.